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"Dieser Elefant ist extrem groß."

Translation:This elephant is extremely large.

March 16, 2013



The adjective "extrem" becomes an adverb untransformed. Interessant.


It seems that many German words are both adverbs and adjectives without changing form. I can't think of another example at the moment, but I know I've come across a few.


I put gross and that was wrong. Can anyone explain why sometimes the eszet is necessary and sometimes a double s can be used instead?

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